Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Documents representing the lineage of a person or persons in tabular or diagrammatic form. Use for: Family trees
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Raymond Stone compiled and edited a book on the Chepelevskys of Slonim, the Eisenstadts of Telechan, and the Vernikovskys of Slonim. He has sketches of various family members and a family tree back to the 1800s in the book. Also in the collection is a folder with a family tree of the Eisenstadt family that goes back to about 1417, a two-page success story by Ray Stone, and a Stone/Eisenstat/Chappell Family roster.
Dates: Other: 1993-2002
Overview The Cree and Weiser families were associated both as pioneers in Georgetown, Colorado and as early supporters of the University of Denver. John Cree (1810-1893) was a Methodist minister, a founding trustee of the University of Denver (Colorado Seminary), and Postmaster of Georgetown. Dr. Reuben Bossart Weiser (1846-1922) was a Colorado State Senator, Georgetown dentist, and Dean of D.U. Dental College. The papers contain biographical and genealogical material about those men and their...
Overview Edward Silverberg was born in 1894 in Denver, Colorado and graduated from Colorado College of Dental Surgery. After serving in the army during World War I, he began his dental practice in Denver, where he was affectionately known as "Dr. Ed." He also served in World War II and was retired as a colonel in 1954. He worked actively in the Reserve Officers Association. He volunteered in many charitable and community organizations, including B'nai B'rith, Ex-Patients Home, and was a founder and...
Overview Max Heller wrote a booklet on the Heller Family and compiled family trees for the Heller and Tajerstein-Auger families. He was born 1915 in the eastern Polish town of Wlodzimierz-Wolynsk also know as Ludmir. Collection contains family histories, family trees photographs related to the Heller family. Collection also contains photo albums from various schools, including Cheltenham, Lake Junior High, the Talmud Torah, and the Colfax school which were attended by Minnie Heller, Max Heller, and...
Overview Sinai and Dorothy Hoffman were both Russian, married there and had 14 children, 9 of whom survived to adulthood. Beginning in 1905, their children began immigrating to the United States with 19 members of the family immigrating by 1913, including spouses and a grandchild by then, the final son, his wife and two children came in 1922. The family ran a grocery store and a tire business in Denver. Collection contains a book, titled: Loyal Family Circle: A History of Sinai and Dora Hoffman and...
Dates: Other: circa 1980
Overview Ida Hurwitz wrote family stories and other historical articles, which were published in The Jewish Digest and the Denver Post. She was a member of the prestigious Colorado Authors League and was active in the Jewish American Women Writers. One story she wrote was "We'll Go a Little to the Baths" was about mothers and children going to the baths in Idaho Springs for the summer. Some of stories were published and some are typed copies. She also did genealogical research. Relatives included the...
Overview Isidor Rothchild was a Jewish business man who worked in the grocery trade in Greeley, CO. He owned and operated the I. Rothchild Produce Company. Collection contains a biography and diary transcript from Isidor Rothschild.
Dates: Coverage: 1861-1922
Overview Isadore and Yetta Prezant Levitt and their descendants have lived in Denver, Colorado for over a century. Isadore (Shea) and Yetta Prezant Levitt came to Denver, Colorado from Russia in the early 1900s and settled in the Eastern European Jewish enclave around West Colfax Avenue. The Levitt Family Papers contain a family tree, a reunion directory and scanned photographs. The papers reflect the Americanization of an Eastern European Jewish extended family during the twentieth...
Dates: 1876-1995; Majority of material found in 1940-1952
Overview Dr. Lewis Hill Chernoff was an accomplished violinist who played with the Denver Symphony and Carvallo's Symphony. He was also a chemist and worked for the Food and Drug Administration in Denver. Collection contains miscellaneous papers, diplomas and certificates largely relating to Lewis Chernoff and some to Sophie Chernoff.